What are the Risks of Surgical Weight Loss?


What are the Risks of Surgical Weight Loss?

Surgical weight loss through bariatric surgery does come with a set of side effects and risks. But for most people, the risks are worth the reward to a better life. 

Here are the most common side effects of bariatric surgery

Acid Reflux - The process of the gastric fluid flowing back into the esophagus resulting in heartburn.

Anesthesia-related risks - Most risks of any treatment resulting in you 'going under.'

Chronic Nausea and vomiting - You could develop chronic nausea and vomiting which can be treated with Dramamine.

Dilation of the Esophagus - This can result in hiccups, painful swallowing or heartburn.

Inability to Eat Certain Foods - Some foods will regrettably be off the table. These are your heavier types of foods that can cause excess gas or swelling.

Infection - Any surgery runs the risk of infection.

obstruction of Stomach - With a narrowed airway, the risk of blocking and stoppage increases.

Weight Management - This can be due to the increased speed with which food passes through the digestive tract.

How do we Prevent These Risks?

Doctor Zafrani has created an easy program in which you receive ten days of bed rest with a scaling diet for treating your body. 

This allows for you to lower your risk of infection and catch any adherent risks before they catch you off guard. This also permits you the opportunity to see and understand what it's like to eat in your new body and what kind of foods you respond better with. 

By the time you have left Doctor Zafranis, you have been thoroughly educated on the processes and are able to live the best life you can.

If you have any additional questions about the procedure or want to hear about the process from someone who has undergone the procedure and is a living testimony to the programs success, call the number at the top of the screen now.

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